Tag Archives: Pumpkin

Flowering in pots

Below are photos of a cucumber, pumpkin and okra respectively. I can’t believe they are flowering when they are still so small. The pumpkin needs to go outside as soon as possible…. Even if the flowers start to turn into … Continue reading

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The moving cloche

This evening I had to rush back to work, so whilst in town I thought a trip to our favourite Chinese restaurant was in order. The mangetout were delicious and I decided then and there that the first job back … Continue reading

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Pumpkin surprise

I did a couple of hours’ work at the allotment today, clearing ground of weeds so that I could (re)do some planting. It was a bit messy due to the rain over the last couple of days and I was … Continue reading

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Early morning potting

Are you a lark or an owl? Not sure I am either but over the last couple of days I’ve been getting up super early to do some gardening before breakfast. So, now all the tomato plants have been potted … Continue reading

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First frost 2013

Woke up to a pretty frost this morning and am now busy in the kitchen making yet more good use of the Halloween pumpkin! Continue reading

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The Halloween Pumpkin

Trying something new with my pumpkin: pumpkin gnocchi! Continue reading

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The heat is on!

At a guess, it must have been at least 30°C this afternoon and the vegetables have been romping away. Below are the broad beans, which have developed phenomenally over the last few days. I hadn’t expected to be able to … Continue reading

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Sneaky potato

After a week of entertaining my daughter over half term, it’s back to business in my garden! Whilst tying up the broad beans, not only did I notice that they might be starting to flower, but that they had a … Continue reading

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October Slow Living

I’m very pleased with my attempts to live more slowly in October. It was sad to see the evenings getting darker, so the amount of time I had in the garden has been more limited but I was getting a … Continue reading

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Autumn

Autumn hasn’t historically been the best time of year for me but this year promises to be different. That includes the garden… Even though the nights are drawing in, I’ve still being doing jobs early in the morning and then … Continue reading

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